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Willamette Valley Vineyards: An afternoon with Oregon’s Pinot Noir

As part of Friday’s festivities at the 5th Annual Wine Bloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon, we had to board unmarked buses that would take us into Oregon’s Willamette Valley wine country. Our destination: Willamette Valley Vineyards and an incredible visit filled with Oregon’s specialty, the Pinot grape. Willamette Valley Vineyards was named 2011 Winery of […]

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Around the World with Pinot Noir

The great thing about wine tastings at a wine shop or wine bar is the opportunity it gives you to taste several wines side by side. Most people don’t usually open up three to five bottles at home to try at one sitting. Wednesday night’s wine tasting with Timothy at neighborhood wine shop, Planet Wine, […]

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Canadian Wine Discovery: 2008 Tawse Lauritzen Vineyard Pinot Noir

Monday night I had the pleasure of being at friends’ in Toronto when they opened this special bottle of wine from their wine rack…not only was it Canada’s 2008 Pinot Noir of the Year and from the 2010-2011 Canadian Winery of the Year, Tawse Winery, but it’s made of grapes from their cousin Tom Lauritzen’s […]

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#pinkiesdown: it’s wine in a can

Love that hashtag. You’ll find it on Union Wine Company’s Underwood Pinot in a Can. It sums up their approach to wine and wine making…making crafted wines from Oregon that are affordable. Underwood is just one of three wine brands from Union Wine Company.  They also have Kings Ridge and Alchemist. Underwood draws from the […]

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Golden Globes Cheers!

Happy Awards Season! Tonight’s 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards kicks off the season…sure to be entertaining with the wine and Champagne flowing. So what will be in stars’ glasses? Moët & Chandon has been the official Champagne served at the Golden Globes for 24 years. This year they are pouring their 2004 Grand Vintage Brut Rosé. The Champagne […]

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